What do we know about Android 8 Oreo? The data of the official release of Android OS 8 version – autumn 2017. Now we can say exactly what innovations and changes are implemented in Android O 8 OS. If you have something to add, please write in the comments below, and we’ll update our article.
After the presentation of Android 8 Oreo, we’ve got the new facts about such a long awaited update of Android 8.
The new monitor PIP mode (picture in picture) in Android 8 allows multitasking in all its aspects. You will be able to watch the video and use e-mail or use other applications simultaneously with the help of editable monitor PIP mode.
Now mobile push notifications on swipe will be controlled much more seriously. Users of desktop push notifications will be able to customize mobile push notifications app category (which they will be able to create themselves), and also set the silent mode for 15 minutes, half-hour and hour.
Do you want to navigate directly to the desired application when the lock screen is displayed in Android 8? Now you can manually customize shortcuts on the Lock Screen.
Originally, management with touch gestures on branded Google smartphones was introduced on Pixel and Pixel XL like mobile fingerprint scanner in Android 8. However, the functionality of fingerprint scanner system will be seriously extended soon, and the sensor of fingerprint scanner will respond to both vertical and horizontal swipes, as well as short and long taps. So that’s good new for fans of mobile fingerprint scanner feature.
Express settings and swipes are now slightly modified. For the quick access, first the most important interface elements will be displayed with Control Panel command in Android 8 (Wi-Fi, flashlight, networking, Bluetooth, and “do not disturb” mode), and then all the remaining items. You can manage them with Control Panel command settings.
Google has started to actively combat applications aimlessly “hanging” in the background and discharging the smartphone. In order to increase the battery life on a single charge, the developers fight the background applications (especially broadcasts, directory services, location updates), the necessity of their background mode will be carefully verified in the future.
Have you already got used to not entering login and password when you sign into any website through Google Chrome? Now you can use Autofill on Android in Android 8 phone when authorizing in third-party applications, for example, Vkontakte, Facebook, and others. Autofill app for Android will make the process of sign up very easy. You can control it with Autofill settings in Android. Experience Autofill on Android in Android 8 on your mobile phone!
The pursuit of excellence is one of the main features of the Green Robot company. From now on, Wi-Fi Aware will be supported at the program level on Android devices in order to be able to connect two devices for quick data exchange, even when they are on different networks.
Now every application on the device will be able to show how many notifications you received. And this is a very long-awaited function.